The general definition of traditional music from Ebrahim Etemadi’s point of view
Ebrahim Etemadi is a singer and musician from Hormozgani who has been officially active in dance and music for many years.
He recently wrote a book on Bastaki music, which he will publish soon. This book is about the history and teaching of Bastaki music.
Ebrahim Etemadi has worked for many other famous people, among them are Aslam Nazari, Omid Jahan, Rashid Bestaki, etc.
In the field of traditional music, Mr. Etemadi said: “Traditional music style is actually music that is derived from culture and traditions and has grown and evolved over time and has become today’s form.
Also, we should not forget that Iranian traditional music and Iranian folk music are included in this category.
Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Greece, Armenia, Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan are among the countries that have been effective in the formation of traditional Iranian music.
The original and traditional Iranian music line consists of 2 main and secondary sections. The main part of this original music consists of 7 devices, each of which has its own characteristics.
It is interesting to know that these 7 musical instruments cover most of Iran’s regions and contain many songs, including Shur, Nava, Mahor, Chahargah, Humayun, Rast Panjgah and Segah.